On Display: New Essays in Cultural Studies
On Display is a stimulating collection of essays about the politics of display. The authors are some of the leading New Zealand scholars active in the interdisciplinary space called Cultural Studies, and their subjects range widely, from colonial museum exhibitions to nationalist cultural display to contemporary art practices.
Introduction: On the Money
Anna Smith & Lydia Wevers
Serving the Wild
Philip Armstrong & Annie Potts
Beauty and the Beast: Plaster Casts in a Colonial Museum
The Whare on Exhibition
Accidental Tourists: Ans Westra, Gregory Riethmaier and the National Publicity Studios in Rotorua, c. 1963
Splatt! Kaboom! Cultural Studies in NZ
On the Beach: The Question of Local in Aotearoa/NZ Cultural Studies
Tear: Port Arthur, Tasmania
A Waltz on the Paepae: the Venice Biennale
Museum and Archive: Framing the Treaty
Paul Walker & Justine Clark
National Culture and the New Museology
The Atrocity Exhibition: Touring Cambodian Genocide Memorials
Since Choice: Exhibiting the New Maori Art
ANNA SMITH teaches in the English Department at the University of Canterbury.
LYDIA WEVERS was the Director of the Stout Research Centre at Victoria University of Wellington.